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Latvia Suspends Information Exchange with Russian Customs

March 2, 2022, 4:59 PM

Latvia has suspended information exchange with the Federal Customs Service of Russia in protest of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Latvian finance ministry announced Wednesday as part of a government-sanctioned action.

“It is impossible to talk about continuing cooperation with the service that serves the regime that is invading an independent state, against which very wide economic and financial sanctions are being applied, and to believe that everything will be as it was,” a media release quotes Raimonds Zukuls, director the customs service of Latvia’s State Revenue Service, as saying.

As part of severing ties, Latvia has for example canceled ...